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Opening of the Washington Bridge, 1930

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Title

Opening of the Washington Bridge, 1930

Subject

Rhode Island--History.

Description

Image of the opening of the Washington Bridge.
The Washington Bridge is a paired bridge carrying Interstate 195 over the Seekonk River from Providence to East Providence. The original (southern) span was opened on September 25, 1930, as a bascule bridge, replacing an older swing bridge on the site that dated to 1885. It is dedicated to George Washington, the first President of the United States.
Excerpt from: Wikipedia article on the Washington Bridge

Creator

Rhode Island Department of Transportation

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1930 September 25

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Original Format

photo

Citation

Rhode Island Department of Transportation, "Opening of the Washington Bridge, 1930," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #524, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/524 (accessed April 24, 2014).